Compelling, urgent, and controversial, Jonathan Meese tackles unsettling aspects of German political history, adopting then rejecting ideological symbols by stripping them of meaning. A self-proclaimed cultural exorcist, he is the successor to Martin Kippenberger as the iconoclast of the 21st century.
Born in 1970 in Tokyo, Jonathan Meese is at home with painting, sculpture, performance or installation based work. He never finished… Read more
About the artwork
This original aquatint is typical of Meese, showcasing his distinctive painterly approach to working and an abundance of contrasting personal, cultural and political references.